MACKENZIE, Thomas, (illus.); RANSOME, Arthur.

Aladdin and his Wonderful Lamp in Rhyme.

London: Nisbet & Co., [1919] Stock Code: 123069
£2,000.00
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Signed limited edition, number 160 of 250 copies signed by the artist. "Publication was delayed by the war - Ransome complained on 15 February 1915 that Mackenzie has 'suddenly gone off to Serbia' - and by Ransome's own absence from England" (Hammond). This is one of the finest work of the illustrator Thomas Mackenzie (1887-1944).

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Description

Quarto. Original white cloth, spine and front cover lettered and stamped in gilt, top edges gilt, other untrimmed, pictorial endpapers.

Illustrations

Colour frontispiece, 11 colour plates tipped-in as issued, captioned tissue guards, tissue guards laid in between endpapers, decorative black and white title page, decorative designs bordering the letterpress, numerous designs throughout.

Condition

Spine a little rolled and tanned, back board lightly marked, a little foxing to the fore edges of a few pages, otherwise an excellent copy.

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